Stenocarpus sinuatus – Firewheel Tree

Stenocarpus sinuatus, the Firewheel tree, is a medium to large Australian rainforest tree. It is evergreen with ornamental red circular flowers in summer. It can grow to 30 metres tall, but will be smaller in cultivation and in cooler temperatures. Originates in subtropical to tropical climates, but will also grow in temperate areas.

Will do best in rich loamy soil, but will grow in most soil types. Grow in sun to part shade. Propagation is from seeds, also from cuttings.



Family : Proteaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Small tree, Large tree
Width : 10
Flowering Time : Summer
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Erosion control, Bird nesting plant
Scientific Name: Stenocarpus sinuatus
Common Name : Firewheel Tree
Height : 30
Flower Color : Red
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan :
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects